Vote counts change, not positions

The vote counts for all candidates for elective office in the 15th Legislative District and Yakima County that affect the Lower Valley went up in late vote counting last week, but positions did not change. In most cases, the leaders of each race added to their margins

August 13, 2018 noon read more..

Goals same as always for Taylor House run

As 9-year incumbent state senator David Taylor prepares for his fifth race for the Washington House of Representative, he declares he remains committed to smaller government, fewer taxes and more freedom.

July 23, 2018 noon read more..

Candidates tout abilities

County Commissioner District No. 3 candidates to speak at the forum hosted by the Lower Valley Republicans at Bon Vino’s in Sunnyside last Friday morning had varying qualities to tout about themselves.

July 23, 2018 noon read more..

Secretary of state election rules clarified

In a ruling issued Tuesday, July 3, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington outlined the responsibility of Secretary of State Kim Wyman to accept and evaluate initiative and referendum petitions.

July 6, 2018 noon read more..

Gov. Inslee upset by Supreme Court's travel ban ruling

Gov. Jay Inslee is not happy with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow the travel ban on visitors from countries often connected with terrorism. Calling the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Tuesday in favor of President Donald Trump “abhorrent,” Inslee vowed to continue his protest of the president’s national immigration policies.

June 26, 2018 noon read more..